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Warhmmer 40k Tyranid Tag

Would it be possible to get a tag for the Tyranids army from Warhammer 40k? I noticed Tyranids is missing although it looks like some of the armies are there.
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How to correctly link to Gatherer?

When I create or click on a Magic card link to Gatherer, if the card name has a space, it doesn't resolve (on french context and what ever the browser). For example for Walking Ballista, it results to ...
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How should we be tagging questions about custom Magic cards?

We recently reached agreement that questions about custom cards were OK: Are well-defined theoretical or custom Magic questions on-topic? And we've received a few questions on the topic: How could ...
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What do we do about questions that had their game tag purged and now it's not clear what game they are about?

I recently came across Should you ever deploy your blank at a position other than an edge in Epigo?, which seems like a decent question. However, it lacks a game tag. As best I can tell, it had one at ...
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Should there be a tag for version comparison?

This site currently has a version tag, which has the usage description: Questions about different versions of the same game. Some of the questions currently tagged with this are: What are the ...
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Retag suggestion: [mtg-duels-pc-game] -> [magic-duels]

We currently have the tag mtg-duels-pc-game to refer to the video game Magic Duels. This tag name is not accurate, because the title of the game is "Magic Duels", not "Magic: the Gathering Duels" or "...
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New Moderator Pro Tem Announcement 2017

As some of you may have read, ire_and_curses has stepped down from their position as Pro Tem moderator. Since we still don't have an estimate for when this site will be fully graduated and able to ...
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So long and thanks for all the fish

Over the last year or so my activity here has dropped off, for a number of (predictable) reasons. It's been a long time coming, but I wanted to let you all know that I will be stepping down imminently ...
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2016: Moderation Stats

There is a post on meta stack overflow that shows the moderation stats on the site for the year. Would it be possible to get something similar to that for this site? When I inquired about it I was ...
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Why are questions being downvoted?

This question is -2 This question is 2 I don't see the latter being any more 'valid' of a question.
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Should we allow questions that function as survey questions?

I was drawn back to the following question from activity in my feed: How do we assign Game of Thrones houses? As I looked at it again, I started to think of the question in a different light. It ...
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What's the best way to handle an old question where the correct answer has changed?

A long time ago I asked this question. With a recent Magic rules update, the correct answer has changed. Sometimes when this happens, the person who answered in the first place will update their ...
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Are questions regarding similar game suggestion on-topic?

I need to ask a question on the forum about similar games like Bang. Is this on-topic or not?
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Are well-defined theoretical or custom Magic questions on-topic?

Let's say I'm working on custom cards for fun, within Magic's rules. If I had a new mechanic, would it be on-topic to ask a question about the rules implication of the mechanic? For example, if I had ...
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How do we feel about questions about leaked Magic cards?

This question asks about a leaked card from Aether Revolt. (In this case it turns out that Wizards has officially published it, so it's not a perfect example anymore.) Obviously, we are not Wizards ...
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Are questions about balancing mechanics on topic?

This question about balancing a momentum mechanic was referred over to GDSE. Is it not on topic here? Why or why not?
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identify-this-game that might exist (but probably doesn't)

This question is asking us to name a game based on a picture of a tentacled creature playing said game. A commenter has stated that unless we can "prove" that the game doesn't exist, it should be ...
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Should we have a tag specifically for Friday Night Magic?

Recently, we had a question How can I find a FNM-competitive affordable deck? that was tagged with friday-night-magic. I'm not a Magic player, but I was a little confused by this because it was my ...
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How should a tag and tag wiki for "En Garde!" be written since there are 5 games with the same name, and the question is not about the most popular?

We have a question In the game "En Garde!" - How do optional routines work?, which has had its tag en-garde removed before because no tag wiki was created. I decided that I was willing to ...
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Should Magic The Gathering have it's own StackExchange?

So I've been browsing Board & Card Games for a while now, I've used it to ask many questions and try to help when I can. I've noticed that Magic The Gathering is probably around 75% of the content ...
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Autocard not working for Platinum Angel

The generated url is: http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Search/Default.aspx?name=%2b%5bPlatinum%20Angel%5d Which somehow returns no results. If you add quotes around it (best approximation for our ...
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Update Tour to include Game Rec/Shopping in off-topic section

As the title says the Tour currently does not include the 'Game Rec/Shopping' reason to not ask a question. It includes the other explicit categories of off-topic questions listed on the On-Topic page,...
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What syntax construct should be used for rulebook quotes?

When quoting the rules of a game, there are two obvious options: Block quotes and code blocks Each one has problems. Block quotes are much more limited in terms of layout. You can't have ...
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Request for [parcheesi] to be a tag synonym of [pachisi]

We currently have the tag pachisi. The tag wiki says: A pawn-moving board game that originated in ancient India. The westernized version is called "Parcheesi". Earlier this month, we had a new ...
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Can I make a substantial content edit to an answer in these circumstances?

Here is the situation: A user posted an answer that was correct five years ago. The answer was accepted. Recently, the rules changed. The answer is no longer correct. Someone tried to edit the ...
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Should game-adjacent questions be on-topic?

The following question popped up and I moved quickly to close as being off-topic. In the Pokemon Card Game what is a group of Pokemon called? However, as @diego points out, under the current site ...
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What tag should I use for a Spoons-related question?

I have a question about the game of Spoons. (Unless the comments indicate otherwise, I'll assume that readers know what this game is.) I'm wondering what tag I should use for this question, or if I ...
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Is this an "unclear" question?

Full written card lists for sets MTG I think this falls under unclear question. On the surface, it's perfectly clear what OP is asking for, but looking at the guide at https://boardgames....
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Downvoting other answers to increase vote ratio with self answer

This is a question that can be asked in any Meta but I decided to ask here as it happened here. I won't name anyone but you can see I have only one answer so you will know whom I am talking about. I ...
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Can we have AutoCard for the site chat?

Can the existing AutoCard feature be made available for the Board and Card Games chat? We discuss cards in that room all the time. Constantly opening new tabs to get links for the cards we are ...
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Canonical question request: "Can I pay extra costs when casting a spell without paying its mana cost?"

We have a couple of questions that are just variations on the theme of paying additional costs on a spell being cast for free: Hideaway Lands and Additional Costs Can an imprinted spell be kicked ...
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Adding image from web blocking jpeg

I wanted to add an image to a post, I chose the "provide a link from the web" option, and it gave me "Failed to upload image; the format is not supported". That would make sense if I was trying to ...
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Are gamebooks on topic?

Are gamebooks eligible for discussion in the board and card games topic? They can be construed as a game but they clearly do not use a board or cards. Specifically, there was a style that ...
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Should we have a trivia tag?

Inspired by this question: Which games have ever been rated #1 on Boardgamegeek.com's Geek Rating? The Sports.SE has a trivia tag with the following description: For questions generally ...
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What naming convention should be used for tags about Arkham Horror and Eldritch Horror expansions?

As the Arkham Horror tag wiki and Eldritch Horror tag wiki shows, there are two naming conventions that are currently being used for expansion tags*: Early Arkham Horror expansions do not have a ...
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Is an online game that is totally playable as pen and pencil or card game allowed?

Strategic Tic Tac Toe is a computer game where you effectively a game somewhat similar to Tic Tac Toe- the computer aspects of the actual game as totally replicable as an offline game. And there are ...
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Witcher Adventure Game

In the Witcher Adventure Game, you can play as one of four characters trying to complete a set of quest. Would asking what are the optimal strategies for each character be on-topic? On one hand, I ...
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How do I filter out all the *Magic: the Gathering* questions?

Suppose I am not interested in Magic: the Gathering. How do I filter out all the Magic: the Gathering questions?
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New Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

As some of you may have read, one of the current moderators, mafu, is going to step down from their position as Pro Tem moderator. Since we still don't have a prediction for when this site will be ...
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all-purpose mouseover images

This request has been status-declined because it was scoped as a way to show only Dominion cards. That's not what I'm looking for. Then there's this user script that works only for MtG cards. That's ...
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Can I get Reopen votes from other Bidge players?

This bidding question, while not great, still inquires on a topic that can be addressed sensibly. Note that my answer steps the reader through a logical process of analyzing possible responses ...
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Remove 'ethics' tag?

There are only 4 questions tagged ethics in 2 years, all by the same user. There is no usage guidance for this tag, and all four questions are about the card game bridge, making the intended scope ...
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Accepting nominations for a replacement moderator!

One of the current moderators, mafu, is going to step down from their position as Pro Tem moderator. As a result, it falls upon the Community Team to pick a replacement for them. However, we decided ...
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What is our stance on questions about board & card game-related events?

What is our policy on questions about board & card game-related events that do not directly involve how to play the games? For instance, could someone ask about how a Magic tournament is run, or a ...
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Can we please reopen this question? 'What do boardgame publishers do?'

What do board game publishers do? What are the difference between them? I'm satisfied, from the discussion in the comments, that this question is off-topic. It seems like a perfectly answerable ...
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HoverCard, a userscript for MTG card link tooltips

I've created a userscript that shows a tooltip for any links that start with: http://www.wizards.com/magic/autocard.asp http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx http://gatherer.wizards.com/...
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Of-topic: Computer game support [duplicate]

The on-topic areas for computer game (for games with a board game version) related questions needs to be updated to account for computer support related questions. Questions dealing with hardware, ...
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Are questions about Playmation on-topic?

Last year, Disney released the Marvel Playmation system, described below. Playmation is the next step in the evolution of play, where digital gets physical and imagination becomes real. The ...
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How often should a certain term in a question/answer be linkified?

I edited this question, adding the usual links and auto-links to Gatherer. I opted to link each unique card only once, Wikipedia-style, to not overload the text and distract the readers with multiple ...
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What's wrong with this question and answer?

This question https://boardgames.stackexchange.com/questions/29443/game-where-you-guess-which-cards-come-out-of-a-semi-shuffled-deck/29444?noredirect=1#comment39886_29444 Outlines a specific game ...

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